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Take part in the Olympiad of students “I am a professional”

The Russian Geographical Society invites you to take part in the 6th season of the All-Russian Olympiad for Students “I am a Professional”, one of the flagship projects of the presidential platform “Russia is a Land of Opportunities”, which is being implemented with the support of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and more than 500 leading companies-employers. In the 2022-2023 academic year, the Olympiad is held in 73 areas, including geography. The organizer of the direction is St. Petersburg State University.

In the field of Earth sciences, the Olympiad is represented by the following areas:

one. Geography (the organizer of the direction is St. Petersburg State University);

2. Geology (the organizer of the direction is TSU, one of the co-organizers is St. Petersburg State University);

3. Ecology (the organizer of the direction is TSU, one of the co-organizers is St. Petersburg State University);

four. Oil and gas business (the organizer of the direction is Tyumen State University);

5. Carbon regulation (the organizer of the direction is Tyumen State University);

6. Tourism (the organizer of the course is the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University);

7. Regional development and urban studies (the organizer of the course is the National Research University Higher School of Economics).

Diploma winners of the Olympiad can claim advantages when entering the country’s leading universities for master’s, postgraduate and residency programs, get the opportunity to undergo an internship in a large specialized company. The strongest participants in the Olympiad – bronze, silver and gold medalists – will also receive cash prizes from 100 to 300 thousand rubles. During the season for all participants there will be educational webinarsand the most motivated participants will be eligible to participate in educational forums.

Registration will last until November 15, 2022 inclusive. The qualifying stage will be held from November 18 to December 4, 2022 in an online format. The schedule will be published soon.

The final stage will take place in February-April 2023.

In accordance with the Regulations on the Olympiad, participants who have registered and confirmed their student status, as well as having

— certificates based on the results of mastering online courses,

– diplomas of a certain category of the last season,

– diplomas of projects included in the platform of the autonomous non-profit organization “Russia – a country of opportunities”,

can be invited to the final stage without qualifying.

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About 100 applications from universities from all over Russia participated in the competitive selection for the organization and holding of the Olympiad “I am a Professional”. The experience of holding intellectual competitions for students, the breadth of partnerships of the organizers, the opportunities for information support of the federal project, and much more were evaluated. Supported by the Russian Geographical Society, the application of St. Petersburg State University for the direction “Geography” was duly appreciated by the expert commission and won the selection.

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